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EXCEPTIONAL 5-Star Rated Villa in Palmetto Dunes!! Best Privacy and Best Views!!

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Bedrooms 2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 28 nights

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Minimum Stay
1 - 28 nights


Hilton Head Island Villa Rental Photos and Description

Villa, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths (Sleeps 5-7)

Welcome to our spacious, remodeled and designer decorated 2nd floor, 2-bedroom Villa in the award winning, prestigious and gated Palmetto Dunes Resort on Hilton Head Island. Palmetto Dunes was named one of the Top 25 Family Resorts in the World by Travel and Leisure Magazine. Our villa is located right on the golf course in the extreme southern corner of St. Andrews Common which is furthest from roads, and other units. It has the absolute best views and it's in the quietest, most private corner of St. Andrews Common. The commercial vacation rental companies all wanted our villa, but we decided to list on Home Away / VRBO and give you a MUCH better price.

NOTE: This is NOT the much smaller 2 bedroom unit with the small deck and the 2nd bedroom in a loft with a spiral staircase. This is the largest and most luxurious 2-bedroom villa in St. Andrews.

You'll need to visit to appreciate this exceptional, spacious and truly unique 1,400 sq. ft., 2-bedroom, one-level villa with its cathedral ceilings and stylish decor. You'll be in your own, private tropical paradise with spectacular views in every direction. A huge Magnolia tree, various Palms, Palmettos, Live Oaks with Spanish Moss, other tropical plants and a small lagoon frame beautiful views of the George Fazio Golf Course. There are no other villas, parking lots, walls or other obstructions to spoil your privacy and the tropical scenery. This is exactly why we were willing to pay a premium price for this premium St. Andrews Common villa.

If you need a place to STAY, get a hotel room. If you want a place to really LIVE on the Island, this is your villa!

Our villa is professionally decorated and furnished in the Tommy Bahama style with tropical floral fabrics and art and tropical wood appointments. You'll be impressed with the open floor plan and atrium windows that fill the living spaces with light. The afternoon sun is filtered by the large beautiful trees, just off the deck, which provide a totally tropical feel.

You'll prepare a glass of wine or a drink at the eight-foot long wet bar which separates the living space from the dining space two steps above. The 42-inch Panasonic, high definition flat screen television is perfect for viewing the extended high-def channel selection; watching a DVD on the Panasonic Blue Ray player; or reviewing your day's beach photos using the TV's built-in photo viewing features. The furnishings throughout are high quality. The sleeper sofa will accommodate a 6th person or a couple of children. Morning coffee or sunset with a cold drink are absolutely perfect while sitting in one of the bar-height, bistro chairs on the spacious, private wrap-around deck. The deck has room for everyone in the party with six chairs (four bar height) and three tables. There is also a BBQ grill on the deck for preparing a perfect steak or fresh fish.

You'll find a private retreat in the master suite with high ceilings, golf course views and separate french door access to the villa's large, wrap-around deck. Everything is fresh from the tile, granite, vanities and fixtures in the bath to the furniture and 32 inch flat screen hi-def TV. Woven woods provide privacy for the windows and deck doors. Our designer advised that we should give special attention to the bedding as a good night's sleep is very important for us and our guests to fully enjoy our time on the Island. You'll sleep on the best, most supportive and most comfortable king mattress and foundation that we could find.

The roomy second bedroom also has beautiful, high quality furnishings and shades to provide privacy for the windows that face the front, entry-side of the villa. This bedroom has a queen bed for couples: an extended-length twin bed for another golfer or family member and a 24 inch flat screen TV/DVD combo. The bedding is the same high quality bedding that we chose for the master suite. The hall bath, just outside the second bedroom, has also been completely renovated with new tile, vanity and granite.

On days when you choose to eat in, food preparation will be a joy in the well equipped kitchen all new appliances and refinished cabinets. The refrigerator has filtered water and ice in the door and the range is a state of the art INDUCTION cook top and CONVECTION oven. Both are stainless steel. All pots and pans are brand new. There is a new tile floor with the original tile counter tops and back splashes. You can wash your cloths and beach towels in the full size washer and dryer just off the kitchen.

Behind the kitchen and near the villa entrance is a study with new desk, chair and artwork. This is a perfect place to open your laptop, access the villa's private wireless network and make that reservation at your favorite Hilton Head Island restaurant. There is also a printer for your use. There is also a small covered deck off the study with two chairs and a small table where you will find a private space to read a book or have a private conversation.

St. Andrews Common is part of the exclusive Palmetto Dunes / Shelter Cove Resort, one of the world's best resorts. The Resort offers exciting amenities and you will receive a Resort Pass which will give you driving and parking access to all areas of the Resort and all that this exceptional destination has to offer. Play golf on one of the three world-class golf courses or enjoy tennis at the award winning Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center. Bike the miles of trails using the two cruiser bikes at the Villa for your use; shop at Shelter Cove's markets, shops and restaurants; take a cruise, charter a boat or fishing trip; kayak in the 11-mile lagoon; fish in the surf or lagoons; dine in the many restaurants; catch a show at the Arts Center; take a short walk or bike ride to the beach or park at one of the private beach access points. All of this is available within the Palmetto Dunes / Shelter Cove Resort and you will have access.

I addition to the two cruiser bikes at the villa for your use, we have arrangements with Riding Tigers Bike Rentals to obtain discounted prices on weekly bike rentals for our guests. Simply call them at 843-686-5833 and ask for the discount.

Don't feel like walking, biking or driving? Call the “Dunes Buggy“ and one of the buses will pick you up at your villa and take you anywhere in the resort for no charge. Call again and they'll take you somewhere else or back to your villa. This transportation is available April 1 till September 30, from 8 AM till 9 PM for guests at our villa. Feel like staying very close to home? You can also relax in one of the comfortable lounge chars at the large and beautiful St. Andrews Common swimming pool and pavilion available exclusively for St. Andrews Common owners and guests... about 100 steps from your villa door.

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  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Stan and Jane Heasley
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 21, 2016
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About Stan and Jane Heasley

We are Stan and Jane Heasley. We are both now retired and thoroughly enjoying life. We absolutely love Hilton Head Island and we're sure that you will too. It's like no other place in the country.

Stan and Jane Heasley purchased this villa in 2011

Why Stan and Jane Heasley chose South Carolina

Hilton Head Island is like no other place in the US mainland. We have rented houses and vacationed along the East Coast from Maine to Florida and on the West Coast as well. We've enjoyed the variety, but many places were wind blown sand, heavily commercialized or both. Hilton Head Island is very different. The Island is a forest of mature tropical trees and plants. Commercial signs and storefronts are pushed back into the trees to preserve the island feel. It looks very natural and tropical, but it's truely amazing the variety of activities, culture, restaurants, family activities and... did I mention the pristine beaches? If your looking for action or relaxation, Hilton Head Island has it all.

What makes this villa unique

The uniqueness of our vacation rental villa begins with its size, the largest in St. Andrews Common. This is NOT the much smaller 2-bedroom unit with the small deck and 2nd bedroom in a loft up a spiral staircase. Our villa is a very large, 1400 sq. ft., 2-bedrrom, 2-bath flat with cathedral ceilings and atrium windows. Our villa is also in the best location in St. Andrews. It is in the extreme southern corner of the complex furthest from roads and other housing. It has the most private setting in St. Andrews and has the very best, panoramic views in St. Andrews. From the large, private, elevated, wrap-around deck there are no walls, parking lots or other buildings to spoil the beautiful, tropical golf course views. We paid a premium price when we bought this villa as it is a premium property, in a premium location... the absolute best available in St. Andrews Common.

Our villa is also totally remodeled and designer decorated. Everything is fresh from the floors to the ceilings including furniture, wall art, bedding, appliances, light fixtures, lamps, bath tile, bath vanities, granite, etc.

The villa is located in the Prestigious Palmetto Dunes / Shelter Cove Oceanfront Resort with all of the resort activities, golf, tennis, kayaking, charter fishing, dolphin watching, private beach access points, etc. along three miles of the best beaches on the east coast. The Resort has everything but, if you decide to leave the Resort, you can bike about anywhere on the Island from this perfect mid-Island location. Two cruiser bikes are provided for your use and additional bikes may be rented at a 20% discount when staying at our villa. With the special code we will provide, you will receive DISCOUNTS ON GOLF, TENNIS AND RENTALS OF BIKES, KAYAKS, CANOES, ETC.

The villa is in the middle of the action for those looking for fun and activities, yet very private and secluded for those looking for some tropical rest and relaxation. It is truly the best of all worlds.


based on 80 traveler reviews

EXCEPTIONAL 5-Star Rated Villa in Palmetto Dunes!! Best Privacy and Best Views!!
average rating of 4.9875 based on 80 reviews

Lovely, clean, quiet and comfortable! Gracious atmosphere all the way around.

  • 4 of 5

Very attractive and comfortable! Property owners were communicative and helpful, making the experience a great one!

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Party of 4 stayed in this great location. Everything's in the home was as promised. Thankyou for letting us use your home. Ailish

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome find!

  • 5 of 5

This unit was everything and more than expected. It was tastefully decorated, VERY clean and VERY well stocked with everything you could possibly need. Stan and Jane have thought of everything! It is tucked away so it is private, quiet and very relaxing. The pool area is a short walk and very quiet and clean as well. This was a great find and I would highly recommend this for anyone, we will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Awesome Villa

  • 5 of 5

Awesome villa, great location to everything!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Absolutely perfect property. It is spacious and peaceful.

  • 5 of 5

After reading the reviews on this villa we were thrilled to find that it met every expectation. Beautifully kept, well equipped, close to everything but so quiet and peaceful at the same time. After a busy time on the island it was the perfect place to kick back. We especially loved the view off the back balcony. Within minutes of arrival my kids were thanking me for finding this place. Not a complaint!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Nice villas, great location, nice pool area

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time, our villa was very nice-nice view off the porch area, had everything we needed. The owners were great to work with. Dune buggy took us to beach and back, which was great, as having little ones with us, biking to the beach would not work. We would rent this villa again in the future.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Hilton Head Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
At Shelter Cove or Dunes House at the Beach
Nearest Golf
George Fazio Golf Course directly behind the Villa
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
William Hilton Parkway
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Alexander's in PD; Several at Shelter Cove
Nearest Beach
0.6 Miles
Atlantic Ocean
Car: recommended

St. Andrews Common is part of the Palmetto Dunes / Shelter Cove Resort on Hilton Head Island, SC. The Resort offers exclusive beach access areas; three 18-hole championship Golf Courses; an exclusive Tennis Center; kayaking; biking; Shelter Cove HarbourFest and summer fireworks; restaurants; shopping; a large and a private pool and pavilion exclusively for St. Andrews Common Owners and their guests. AS OUR GUESTS YOU WILL RECEIVE DISCOUNTS ON GOLF, TENNIS AND RENTALS OF KAYAKS, CANOES, BIKES, ETC.

Our villa is in a quiet, secluded and private setting on the George Fazio Golf Course in the center of all of the amenities and activities that the Palmetto Dunes / Shelter Cove Resort has to offer.

Golf: The palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort contains three 18-hole championship golf courses... The Robert Trent Jones Course; the Arthur Hills Course; and the George Fazio Course.

Tennis: Enjoy the exclusive Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center.


Rates & Availability

Hilton Head Island Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall, 2016
Sep 10 2016 - Oct 28 2016
1 night minimum stay
Late Fall, 2016
Oct 29 2016 - Nov 25 2016
1 night minimum stay
Early Winter, 2016
Nov 26 2016 - Jan 2 2017
1 night minimum stay
Winter, 2017
Jan 3 2017 - Mar 3 2017
28 night minimum stay
Early Spring, 2017
Mar 4 2017 - Mar 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Spring, 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Jun 16 2017
7 night minimum stay
Summer, 2017
Jun 17 2017 - Aug 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
Early Fall, 2017
Aug 19 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
Fall, 2017
Sep 9 2017 - Oct 27 2017
1 night minimum stay
Late Fall, 2017
Oct 28 2017 - Dec 1 2017
1 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Departure Cleaning $95 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

Sorry but No Pets and No Smoking Permitted.
The primary renter must be at least 25 years of age. No student groups.
Motorcycles, motorhomes, RV's and trailers of all kinds are not permitted in Palmetto Dunes Resort.
Two bikes are provided and, as our guests, you will receive DISCOUNTS on golf, tennis and rentals of additional bikes, kayaks, etc.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Hilton Head Island Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Ducted Cooling
  • Ducted Heating
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Secure Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Study Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , remodeled with new dressing table, vanity, tile and granite
    Second Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , remodeled with new vanity, tile and granite
  • Both baths have been totally remodeled with new tile (floors and tub/showers), new vanities, new mirrors, new light fixtures, new faucets, new wall art and new granite vanity tops. The master bath also has a new granite dressing table and a storage unit.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master Suite - 1 king , King
    Second Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Queen & Extended Twin
    Living Room Sofa Bed - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sofa Bed in Living Room
  • The villa has a king bed in the spacious master suite and both a queen bed and extended twin bed in the 2nd bedroom. The sleep sofa, in the living room, provides an additional sleeping area.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles ...
  • Courtyard
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 2 bicycles
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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